Glass, Philip - Music With Changing Parts

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1971 2LP Gatefold Original (Both LPs Appear Unplayed) Recorded In The Martinson Hall Of Public Theater, Lafayette Street, New York City. Glass, Electric Organ, Alto Flute; Jon Gibson, Electric Organ, Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Voice; Robert Prado, Trumpet, Flute, Voice; Steve Chambers, Electric Organ; Dickie Landry, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Piccolo, Flute, Voice; Arthur Murphy, Electric Piano; Barbara Benary, Electric Violin, Voice; Kurt Munkacsi, Engineer, Electronics. Jacket Has The Slightest Hint Of Ring Wear. Both LPs Are Near Mint. “1970 Was A Transitional Year As He Completed Only One Composition, Music With Changing Parts. Building Upon The Principles Of Limited-Pitch Collections And Expanding And Contracting Motivic Figures, As Established In Such Works As Music In Similar Motion And Music In Contrary Motion, Music With Changing Parts Added A Number Of New Textural And Timbral Effects To This Spartan And Highly Focused Set Of Musical Resources. These Proved Crucial To Glass' Later Sound, As He Would Gradually Move Away From The Emotional Austerity And Procedural Strictness Of Early Minimalism Toward A More Expressive Style. Perhaps The Most Striking Aspect Of The Work Is The Bifurcation Of The Texture Into Multiple Rhythmic Layers. As The Piece Passes Through Various Pitch Configurations And Rhythmic Structures, The Improvised Elements Play An Increasingly Prominent Role Until The End Of The Work, When The Expanding And Contracting Melodic Figurations Finally Cede To A Swath Of Sustained Tones.” Jerremy Grimshaw, AMG.

Artist: Glass, Philip Title: Music With Changing Parts Genre: Classical Type: Used - LP Label: Chatham Square Productions Catalog ID: LP 1001/2 Country: USA Our ID: 53757
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